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“Clean and quiet”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Turku City Library

Turku City Library
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Turku, Finland
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213 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Clean and quiet”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2014

This place is both historic and modern. There is the older original building and a new modern addition to it.

They have lots of computers and places to study or read newspapers and magazines.

There is also a convenient cafe located inside.

I think the best part is you can borrow music CDs and movies, all for free!

Visited September 2013
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  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Uppsala, Sweden
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Wonderful merges”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2014

I love the way old and new parts of the library are merged into a space ful of literature's joy and knowledge.

Visited January 2014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“An oasis in the city”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2013

We first went here mainly for the use of computers and internet, but we returned again and again for the cool architecture and the relaxed calmness. The building is a beauty! And there are several nice hangout areas where you can read or just relax. The coolest library I've seen.

Visited May 2013
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Turku, Finland
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4 reviews
“A Great Library”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2013

The building itself is a combination of old and new, like many people here have pointed out. The collection of books is great and quite big, and the staff is helpful. There are also computers you can use for free and I think there's a free wifi for your own device as well, I'm not completely sure. There's also a cafe (which I haven't tried yet myself). A great place to read international magazines and books in various languages and see some Finnish culture. There's also the music section upstairs where you can borrow cds and stuff. The atmosphere is peaceful.

Visited October 2013
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Turku, Finland
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87 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Turku Library”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

Great collection of books, magazines, music etc. for people of all ages, multiple languages, free entrance

Visited September 2013
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